#PrecogSummer - Summer Internship at Precog@IIITD

Round 1 complete.
Round 2 complete.


We are a group of researchers who study, analyze, and build different aspects of social systems (e.g. social web systems like Twitter, Facebook), including their security and privacy. By understanding and measuring complex networks, we try and build solutions for social good. Our work primarily derives from Data Science, Computational Social Science, Social Computing, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing.

Application Deadline - Round 1

October 15, 2016, 23:59 hours IST Deadline for Round 1 has passed.

Application Deadline - Round 2

January 2, 2017, 23:59 hours IST Deadline for Round 2 has passed.

What we expect from you

  • Work at least 80 hours a week; we strongly believe in the 10,000 Hours philosophy to be an expert!
  • To own (take responsibility of) the project you will be working on

What you can expect from us

  • Challenging work and professional environment
  • Opportunities to learn beyond the project through tasks and interactions with national and international experts
  • Sufficient remuneration that will take care of expenses during the internship
  • We believe in work hard and play hard

Required skills

  • Python
  • Experience with any database

Preferred skills

  • REST APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Front end development
  • Browser extension development (Chrome / Firefox)
  • Selenium (browser automation)
  • Django / Ruby on Rails
  • NodeJS, AngularJS
  • Celery
  • Apache Storm
  • LaTeX

Duration of the internship

Early May - Late July, 2017



Application process

  1. Applicants who applied in Round 1 should NOT apply again
  2. Reviewing CV and SOP
  3. Programming Task
  4. Technical interview
  5. Interview with faculty

Some blogs by Precogs

Click here to view some pictures from #PrecogSummer 2016

For any clarifications, please write to precog-summer-queries+owners [at] googlegroups [dot] com